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Table 5 Blood pressure and heart rate in diabetic pigs fed saturated fat/cholesterol or unsaturated fat or starch enriched diets

From: Dietary saturated fat/cholesterol, but not unsaturated fat or starch, induces C-reactive protein associated early atherosclerosis and ectopic fat deposition in diabetic pigs

  Saturated fat plus cholesterol diet Unsaturated fat diet Starch diet
Mean arterial pressure
(mmHg)
113 ± 14 96 ± 5 96 ± 4
Systolic pressure (mmHg) 139 ± 18 117 ± 5 116 ± 5
Diastolic pressure (mmHg) 97 ± 13 78 ± 5 78 ± 4
Heart rate (beats per minute) 109 ± 10 92 ± 21 109 ± 22